CHARLIE POTJE – OWNER, STYLIST
Charlie Potje has been the owner of Charlie Salon since 2008. A Philadelphia native, Charlie has been in the business for a decade and is known for making his clients feel good both inside and out. He is an expert on men and women’s hair cutting and coloring. Charlie is also highly involved in the local community and has offered his services to many charitable events including donating to multiple non-profit organizations. Come in and meet the face behind the name!
Sarah has been in the industry for 5 years. She specializes in bold color designs and multi dimensional highlighting to give every color client the customization they deserve. Additionally, she represents Kenra Professional as a color educator and adds that level of expertise into her work on a daily basis. Sarah also loves working with the straight blade razor to personalize each cut and take it to the next level. Another passion, besides being behind the chair and continuing education, is acrylic painting; so it’s no wonder that each client feels like a work of art!
Alexandria is a Delaware native who relocated to Philadelphia after graduating from Jean Madeline. Lex has stylist DNA in her blood. Growing up around a stylist community she has always been in a relationship with hair. Lex has been in the industry now for 4 years!
Lex has a passion for bringing people’s truest inner beauty out; from vivids to brunettes, dry-cutting to natural hair styling. Lex has recently started her certifications in L’Oreal’s Balayage Certificate program, as well as being certified with hair extensions!
In Lex’s spare time she loves to roam the city for inspiration, as well as creative writing!
Dean has been a hairstylist and salon owner for over 25 years. After relocating to Philadelphia from the Lehigh Valley, Dean has found a new home at Charlie Salon to continue his craft. Dean’s passion for hair continues to grow with continuing education, and he has worked with Goldwell, Davine’s, and Kenra color lines. Dean’s desire is to give his clients an unforgettable cut, color, and style that suits their lifestyle, and give them the ability to recreate their style at home.
Rob has spent the last 4 years developing his skillset in Center City salons and barbershops after graduating from an Aveda Institute and apprenticing in a Main Line barbershop. From the conservative professional to local musicians. Rob’s clients know him best for being meticulous as he is artistic. As our barber and a stylist, he spends most of his days perfecting fades, blowouts, and current styles. Rob continues his education while exploring the trending industry and mastering his craft.
JAMES OLIVIERI – SALON MANAGER
James has been working in the salon industry for several years. James joined the staff of Charlie salon three years ago. James loves to get to work with the creative, talented stylist who takes pride in what they do. Best of all, Charlie Salon is a friendly positive environment with great clients.